Choosing the right iPad GPS – tips for pilots

After the iPad was released in 2010, pilots quickly realized that the tablet was far more useful with an accurate position source. Initially there were very few options for pilots, but the market has rapidly expanded and there are more choices than ever. How do you pick the right one?

New Stratus video tips released

To help pilots get the most out of the Stratus line of ADS-B receivers, Sporty's Pilot Shop recently released 5 new videos in a series of tips for ForeFlight users. Check them all out here.

Tips for using the Garmin D2 Bravo and Garmin app

The Garmin D2 Bravo watch is the only smartwatch designed for pilots, and includes a built-in GPS, altimeter and compass. Here we'll show you how to use it with the Garmin Connect app to get additional functionality from the watch on the ground.

iPad Pro test flight – does it work for pilots?

The iPad Pro began shipping in mid-November, promising to bring a new level of productivity to tablet users with its large 12.9" display and fast performance. It's an impressive tool for everyday work, from spreadsheets to graphics work, but can it work for pilots? We took it flying to see.

What to buy an iPad pilot this Christmas

Whether you're a pilot shopping for another aviation enthusiast or you're a non-pilot desperately trying to figure out what to buy the (slightly weird?) aviator on your list, iPad apps and accessories are a good bet. Here's our list of the top 10 things any iPad pilot would like this Christmas.

New ADS-B receivers announced

Three new portable ADS-B receivers were recently announced from two of the leading iPad GPS accessory manufacturers. Learn more about what they have to offer and when they'll hit the market here.

Jeppesen update adds Fltplan.com and AvPlan connections

Jeppesen charts have long been a favorite among professional pilots, many of whom prefer their more detailed charts. And while the company's flagship app, Mobile FliteDeck, has found some success it is not full-featured enough to be an all-in-one Electronic Flight Bag app. That criticism may be less valid after the latest update, version 2.7.

Video of all new iPad webinar now available

iPad Pilot News recently presented a new webinar covering a series of insightful recommendations, strategies and other tips that pilots of all experience levels should know when flying with the iPad. Check out the full video recording here.

ForeFlight 7.4 adds new briefing tool, track log improvements

One of the reasons electronic flight bag apps have become so popular is that they eliminate common pain points for pilots. ForeFlight's latest update, version 7.4, continues this trend with a whole new approach to weather briefings.

iPad Pro now available for sale

The new 13" iPad Pro is now available to order from Apple's online store. Here we'll take a look at what's new and all the specs to help you decide if it's worth the upgrade.